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CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
democratic leaders like harry reid? nancy pelosi? especially harry reid that they will push the assault weapons ban? >> again, this was addressed earlier. the legislative strategy will be something that is worked out with legislative leaders. the fact is to the president is committed to the renewal of the assault weapons ban. a number of senators are. i think there are a variety of things that we need to have done legislatively, and the president has already put forward some of those in terms of how that plays out, i think we have to wait and see, but he is committed to acting, and you will -- i think you have seen something that reflects that which is, the vice-president, at the president's request, took on this task of bringing people together, formulating proposals and recommendations of the holidays and in the midst of the fiscal clarified and no other physical challenges and debates that we are having with congress and did an extraordinary amount of work in order to present to the president a series of recommendations that he said -- could choose from and put forward which
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
chair. leader nancy pelosi, thank you for organizing today's hearing. and thank you to the witnesses who came to share expertise with us and your experiences with us. as a gun owner, i believe that we should protect the second amendment rights. as a father and a grandfather, i also believe that we have a very important responsibility to make sure that our schools and our streets and our communities are safe. i know that we can do both. one thing is very clear. now is the time for action. there is too much gun violence. there is no set of laws that will end the horrific shootings and senseless acts of violence. but that is no excuse for sitting around and doing nothing. the time is now. as the chair of the gun violence prevention task force, i am working on a comprehensive report which reduces gun violence. republicans, democrats, gun rights groups, mental health experts, educational leaders, people from the video game and movie industry, hunting and sportsmen groups, law enforcement leaders and the vice president of the united states of america, and with my constituents. this is a co
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